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To counteract the threat of global warming, many nations have resorted to increasing their use of renewable energy sources, wind farms being among the most popular. The greatest obstacle when it comes to the acceptance of wind farms is their visual impact. Recently, tourism has become Iceland's...

Author(s)
Sæpórsdóttir, A. D.; Ólafsdóttir, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Energy for Sustainable Development, 2020, 54, pp 127-138
Abstract

Over the last decades the harnessing of wind power has gained increasing popularity and is currently believed to be one of world's best environmental options in seeking to meet the international target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least half by the year 2050. There is undeniably an...

Author(s)
Ólafsdóttir, R.; Sæþórsdóttir, A. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Land Use Policy, 2019, 88, pp 104173
Abstract

Studies concerning adoption of wind energy tourism is growing in interest for academic researchers; however, the body of knowledge surrounding consumer adoption of wind farming as a tourism experience is still in its infancy. The enclosed study tests the applicability of the Theory of Reasoned...

Author(s)
Liu DanQing; Curtis, C.; Upchurch, R. S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2019, 23, 1/2, pp 37-53
Abstract

Wind farm complexes have grown in popularity as a form of energy tourism, but to date there is a paucity of research that addresses tourist perceptions of wind farms as a form of special interest tourism (i.e. energy tourism). The scope of this study concentrated on determining and statistically...

Author(s)
Liu DanQing; Upchurch, R. S.; Curtis, C.; Lusby, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 11, pp 1569-1583
Abstract

Installations in the Scottish landscape garner a range of public reactions, from being much-loved to much-maligned. Two categories of landscape installation illustrating this range of reactions are landscape art installations and wind farms, both of which at times have been both widely positively...

Author(s)
Layne, M. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Landscape Research, 2018, 43, 2, pp 248-259
Abstract

One concern with offshore wind energy development is a negative impact to tourism. In this paper we assess this concern by examining how the Block Island Wind Farm, the first of its kind in the United States, has impacted the vacation rental market. Using data from AirBnb, we estimate a...

Author(s)
Carr-Harris, A.; Lang, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Resource and Energy Economics, 2019, 57, pp 51-67
Abstract

Organizations that track energy development have noted that China continues to be the world leader in wind power generation. Given the country's large geographical landmass, topographical elevations, coastlines, rapid industrial development, focus on green energy, and economic stimulation programs...

Author(s)
Liu DanQing; Upchurch, R. S.; Curtis, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2020, 19, 3, pp 266-274
Abstract

A combined travel cost - contingent behaviour survey of residents and tourists in Catalonia is conducted on-site to examine the effects on beach recreational demand of developing an offshore wind farm (OWF) project. The survey considers four potential OWF scenarios with different degrees of visual...

Author(s)
Voltaire, L.; Koutchade, O. P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Resource and Energy Economics, 2020, 60,
Abstract

Wind energy is recognized as a relevant alternative and renewable energy source, frequently exploited in rural areas, and potentially competing for land and resources with rural tourism. This study reviews the growing but limited research literature on the interactions between wind farms and rural...

Author(s)
Sousa, A. J. G. de; Kastenholz, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 8/9, pp 1236-1256
Abstract

Proposals to develop renewable energy technologies may threaten local values, which can generate opposition. Efforts to explain this opposition have focused on perceived negative aesthetic and environmental impact. Less attention has been paid to a fuller suite of the perceived risks and benefits...

Author(s)
Klain, S. C.; Satterfield, T.; Sinner, J.; Ellis, J. I.; Chan, K. M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2018, 143, pp 111-129

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